TITLE

SEXUAL DOUBLE STANDARD AND AFFECTIVE-SEXUAL BEHAVIORS IN ADOLESCENCE

AUTHOR(S)
ZangÆo, Maria Ot¡lia Brites; Sim, Maria Margarida Sim
PUB. DATE
March 2011
SOURCE
Journal of Nursing UFPE / Revista de Enfermagem UFPE;Mar2011 Supplement, Vol. 5, p328
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: to identify the perception of young people in relation to the Sexual Double Standard in the context of emotional-sexual experiences. Method: this is about a descriptive study from quantitative approach. Data were collected in a Secondary School in the Alentejo region in 2007, authorization was requested by the Executive Council, mindful of the ethical component of data collection with humans. The study population was the student of the school has been chosen by a random sample of 288 students. The data were collected through self-completion questionnaire, being treated with SPSS version 18.0. Results: boys are more conservative than girls, and according to the data, older people are more conservative, as well as those who have more experiences of intercourse. The study results portray how teenagers live their sexuality, girls who "promise but does not" and the boys with his way of showing their excessive sexuality. However we found that overall the sample is more liberal than traditionalist. Conclusion: the boys differ significantly from that for girls, the differences between attitudes and sexual behaviors according to gender support the permanence of the sexual double standard.
ACCESSION #
61213899

 

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